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ECO 296J - Topic: Sports and Entertainment Economics

Prerequisite: ECO 105 and ECO 106 or permission of the instructor.

Course Description: This course covers economic analyses, management issue, and decision making in the sports and entertainment industries. Topics include: production and distribution in the film industry; industry structure and costs in the music business; cable television services; operation and valuation of amusement parks; employment in professional sports; sports franchises as profit-making firms; and the public finance of sports stadiums. The course is geared towards students who have some interest in future consulting or employment in sports or entertainment industries.

3.000 Credit hours
3.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Lecture, Tutorial

Economics Department

Course Attributes:
Inquiry and Exploration

Must be enrolled in one of the following Levels:     

Undergraduate level ECO 105 Minimum Grade of D and Undergraduate level ECO 106 Minimum Grade of D